Piret Reiljan is the head of the investigative desk at Äripäev. (Estonia)

Piret Reiljan (°1983) has been working as a journalist for the Estonian business daily Äripäev since 2006, since 2007 as an investigative reporter. She covers a wide range of topics, including tax frauds, investment frauds and corruption.

Reiljan has won two national journalism awards in Estonia: Best Young Journalist (2007); and the Bonnier Award for investigative journalism (2009). Reiljan has Bachelor’s degree in journalism (University of Tartu, 2005) and a MBA degree in business administration (Tallinn University of Technology, 2011).

Basic information

Piret Reiljan
tax frauds, investment frauds, corruption

Supported projects

Money Laundering in Estonia

  • Corruption
  • Economy
  • Politics

TALLINN - According to experts, Estonian financial institutions are popular among criminals for laundering money because Estonia offers cheaper currency transactions than Russia and less regulation than in the EU. Its convenient location for such transactions adds to the appeal.